Pickup and dropoff zone

- changes to be aware of for your next airport visit

Pick up & drop off zones

We operate both paid and free pickup & dropoff areas at Edinburgh Airport.

As an airport we want to offer passengers as much choice as possible and you can find out more about each zone, and where they are located on the airport campus, below.

Please note, a temporary pick-up zone is in operation from the Terminal car park from January 19 as we work to redevelop the paid pickup & dropoff zone.

The drop-off zone remains on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park however there are some changes to the walking route between the zone and the terminal building for passengers to be aware of. Signage is in place to provide directions.

Paid Dropoff & Pickup

Ideal if you're looking for a quick and easy drop-off or pick-up. Drop-off is on the ground floor of the multi-storey and pick-up is temporarily from the Terminal car park. Priced at £4 for stays of 0 to 10 minutes.

More information here.

Free Dropoff & Pickup

We have a free Dropoff & Pickup zone in the long-stay car park, around a 10-minute walk from the main terminal buildings. Drivers can stop here for a duration of 30-minutes without being charged a fee. Please note there is no shuttle bus in operation.

More information here.

Vehicles carrying passengers with blue badges have free access to any of the airport's car parks for one hour. Drivers should take their ticket, and the blue badge, to the Customer Services office for validation to exit. The Customer Service office is located on the ground floor of the Multi-storey car park.

Pickup & Dropoff project

Pickup dropoff project aerial

We're embarking on a £1.6million project to redevelop our paid Pickup & Dropoff zone on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park.

The area will be completely redesigned in the coming months, creating a more modern, user-friendly experience for users in time for the busy summer 2023 period.

Find out more

Looking to book a taxi?

Just a 20 minute drive from the city centre, and with easy access to some of Scotland's major motorways, Edinburgh Airport is easily accessible by taxi.

If you’re arriving at the airport, find a taxi or a private hire vehicle in our East Terminus facility located just across the plaza from the main terminal.

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